Hastings Museum Largest municipal museum between Chicago & Denver
  • HM Up Close

    A Wrinkle In Time movie
    A Wrinkle in Time Awes at Hastings Museum

    See Disney’s take on Madeleine L’Engle’s classic young-adult novel on our super screen. Meg Murry and her little brother have been without ... Read Article »

    Game Night starring Jason Bateman & Rachel McAdams
    Game Night Gets Crazy at the Museum

    Max and Annie’s weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party ... Read Article »

    Nature's Educators Snake
    Live Rainforest Animals at the Hastings Museum!

    Nature’s Educators is returning to the Museum on April 28! Join us as we learn about a handful of rain ... Read Article »

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  • Events at the Museum

    summer fun 2018 LogoSummer Fun Youth Classes | Enrollment NOW OPEN for Members & Non-Members. Classes are offered for kids Pre-K to Grade 6 in the areas of history, art, and science. Check out our full list of classes. Scholarships are available. Join us!


    Preschool Playday: Turtles| POSTPONED April 28 | 10-10:45 am | Join us for some turtle fun!  We will learn fun facts about these cool reptiles, take a turtle tour, play a turtle game, and create our own turtle to take home.

    Live Animals with Nature’s EducatorsNature's Educators Snake | Sat, April 28 | 1:30-2:30 | Join us as we learn about a handful of rain forest animals! Meet live animals such as reptiles and birds that call the beautiful forest home.

    FREE Solar Observing | Sat, April 28 | 11am – Noon  | Weather Permiting | We offer an opportunity for you to use a specially equipped telescope to safely look at the sun – to get an up close look at the star at the center of our solar system!

    FREE First Friday | May 4 | 5-8 pm
    Museum admission is FREE from 5-8pm on the first Friday of every month! Sponsored by Quality Sound & Communications.